Jimmy Savile charity 'to change name'

The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust has said it is considering changing its name as the child sex abuse allegations against its founder continue.

A spokeswoman for the charity told the Yorkshire Post:

The trustees are currently considering all options. They will do all they can to ensure the charity’s beneficiaries are not adversely affected by the recent reports.”


Savile programme child claim

Jimmy Savile created his TV shows to gain access to children, Mark Williams-Thomas, the child protection expert and criminologist who helped expose the late entertainer as a paedophile, has said.